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  1. Walker council gives preliminary approval to site planned for Dollar GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Advocate

    At its monthly meeting on Oct. 8, the City Council, on a split vote, approved a preliminary site plan for a plot of land on Ball Park Road at its intersection with Walker Road North where developers are planning to build a Dollar General store. The action came after a lengthy presentation from Christopher Piper, a resident of the area where the store is planned, who asked the council to deny the preliminary site plan.

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  2. Our Views: Lafayette's Donald Washington the right pick to lead U.S. Marshals ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Advocate

    While he would come to the job from private practice, as a partner in the New Orleans-based firm Jones Walker, Donald Washington of Lafayette has amply merited his nomination by President Donald Trump as head of the U.S. Marshals Service. Washington served as U.S. attorney until 2010 in the 42-parish Western District of Louisiana, originally nominated to that job by President George W. Bush.

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  3. Walker man pleads guilty to manslaughter, kidnapping in 2015 murder-for-hireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Advocate

    A Walker man who worked for Baton Rouge automobile dealer Hamid Ghassemi pleaded guilty Monday in an alleged murder-for-hire plot targeting Ghassemi's ex-wife in 2015, telling a judge he took part in her abduction and slaying and also personally buried her body after she was shot in the head. Daniel Humberto Richter, 36, had been charged with first-degree murder and faced a possible sentence of life in prison.

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  4. State inmate in Livingston work release program killed on the job;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The Advocate

    ... accident." Francois, 50, died shortly before 3 p.m. while working at a location in the 36000 block of Corbin Road in Walker on a job manufacturing construction materials, Ard said. The sheriff did not name the business for which Francois was ...

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  5. State inmate killed in work release incident hit by falling beam, family member saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Advocate

    ... The deadly incident occurred while he was working at B & C Industrial in the 36,000 block of North Corbin Road in Walker. Michael Buvens, of B & C Industrial, declined to comment on the specifics of the incident but said, "We're heartbroken over ...

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  6. Officials: Would-be Livingston meth-maker triggers blast by heating propane in microwave ovenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Advocate

    ... in the 31000 block of La. 16, Steele said. Owens was not home when deputies arrived but he was located later in the Walker area. Nearby apartments were evacuated as a precaution. Local firefighters, the FBI, State Police and the U.S. Bureau of ...

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  7. Around Livingston: Oct. 4, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Advocate

    ... 4-H Shooting Sports team should call (225) 686-3020 or (225) 936-7895 to register. To receive text messages from the Walker Utility Department regarding water boil advisories, due date reminders, disconnect dates and other information, residents may ...

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  8. Walker who? Wildcats see showdown with defending champ Zachary as a major measuring stickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Advocate

    Walker's Byron Lockhart Jr. is stopped by Broadmoor's Christopher Breaud , Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge, La. Walker quarterback Ethan McMasters throws a pass against Broadmoor, Thursday, Sept.

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  9. Cyber Innovation Center receives multi-million dollar STEM grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... before expanding to more schools across the United States. People in attendance today included Mayor Lorenz James Walker of Bossier City as well as representatives of state senators. The President of Cyber Innovation Center, Craig Spohn, spoke ...

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  10. Community column for Oct. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Advocate

    ... end of summer and the start of fall on Sept. 18 at Superior Grill are GLAD Red Hat members, seated from left, Liz Walker, Sally Daigle, Anke Marks and Carol LaRouche; and, standing, Melinda Hilton, Linda Henning, Judy Wallace, Stuart Greer, Lynn ...

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  11. Photos: U-High, Live Oak, St. Amant capture wins in high school football Week 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Advocate

    ... September 28, 2018, at The Pit in St. Amant, La. St. James' Sean Lebeouf (2) carries the ball as St. Amant's Jalen Walker (37) chases him down, Friday, September 28, 2018, at The Pit in St. Amant, La. St. Amant head coach David Oliver coaches ...

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  12. Around Livingston: Sept. 27, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Advocate

    ... for information. Arts Avenue on Mattie Street will be a part of the shopping. To receive text messages from the Walker Utility Department regarding water boil advisories, due date reminders, disconnect dates and other information, residents may text ...

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  13. International High School must recognize union, court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | NOLA.com

    ... does not control Voices." Costa, nominated to the court by President Barack Obama, was joined by Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod, a nominee of President George W. Bush. Judge James C. Ho, a nominee of President Donald Trump, added an opinion concurring ...

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  14. Eugene N. GourdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Natchitoches Times

    ... and Linda Watson. Honorary pallbearers will be Terrell Scott, Sonny Gourdon, Thomas Brown, Kenny, Raynes, Mark Walker, Billy Jennings, Joe Friday and Charles Thompson. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the St. Jude's Children's ...

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  15. Around Livingston: Sept. 20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Advocate

    ... and the town's recovery. Jambalaya will be served, and Southern Cross will perform. To receive text messages from the Walker Utility Department regarding water boil advisories, due date reminders, disconnect dates and other information, residents ...

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  16. Walker starts talks to build new city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Advocate

    ... you, members of the council." In a related matter, the council, at Ryan's request, approved a resolution reaffirming Walker's membership in the Louisiana Local Government Environmental Facilities and Community Development Authority Act. "Membership ...

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  17. Hit-and-run kills pedestrian near Walker: State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NOLA.com

    ... the life of a Baton Rouge woman. Kaycie Kidwell, 33, was walking along Louisiana 447 south of Interstate 12 in the Walker area when she was hit by a vehicle and fatally injured, State Police said. Troopers believe the vehicle was red and possibly ...

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  18. Two men indicted in murder, dismemberment of Ascension Parish man found in barrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Advocate

    A grand jury on Tuesday indicted two men suspected of killing and dismembering an Ascension Parish man and leaving his body parts stuffed inside containers off a road south of Walker. Morgan Martin, 31, of Zachary, and Duane Bissell, 27, of Amite, are charged with second-degree murder, said Autumn Payton, a spokeswoman for Livingston Parish District Attorney Scott Perrilloux.

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  19. Dense smoke advisory issued due to fires in Livingston ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | NOLA.com

    Because of fires, the National Weather Service has issued a dense smoke advisory for Livingston Parish until 10 p.m. Tuesday , including Denham Springs, Watson and Walker. Visibility may be near zero in some areas, making interstate travel hazardous due to sudden reductions in visibility, the advisory said.

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  20. Walker wins prolific fourth-quarter battle to oust Slidell 40-38Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Favre said. "They've got playmakers, and we've got playmakers and boy did they turn it on at the end." Ultimately, Walker High made just enough huge plays to notch a 40-38 nondistrict win over Slidell on Friday night at home. The teams combined for ...

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